Self tanner tanning lotion. Look like you just got back from a vacation ... overnight. This high quality sunless tan lotion includes vitamin E, shea butter, cocoa butter, green tea extract and sunflower oil, which absorb quickly into the skin and offer antioxidants for further wrinkle and anti-aging defense. It goes on evenly and gives results in as little as 4 hours. Stays for up to a week with a single application. This has been tested for months with outstanding feedback and no adverse effects.
Photo 3 shows the patch removed after 3 hours. You can quickly see the results. Skin tone is darker without streaks, yellowing or orange overtones. With a heavier layer or second application, results will be even darker.
Sunflower Oil has high amounts of Vitamins A, B, D and E, minerals, lecithin, unsaturated fatty acids, and ensures that you don't develop wrinkles. This natural oil maintains the elasticity of the skin.
DHA is often derived from plant sources such as sugar beets and sugar cane, by the fermentation of glycerin. DHA is the only FDA approved sunless tanning ingredient and can be found in all sunless tanners. It is a colourless 3-carbon sugar that when applied to the skin causes a chemical reaction with amino acids in the surface cells of the skin producing a darkening effect DHA does not damage skin as it only affects the outermost cells of the epidermis.
Cocoa Butter has been used to heal and moisturize skin that has been exposed to the elements. It also helps reduce the formation of stretch marks during pregnancy by keeping the skin supple. Cocoa butter prevents drying of the skin and development of wrinkles. Reduces degeneration of skin cells and restores skin flexibility.
Shea Butter is known for its moisturizing and emollient properties. Rich in vitamins and fatty acids, Shea Butter penetrates deeply into the epidermis and leaves a smooth, satiny finish. Also used as a treatment for minor skin wounds and irritations.
Green Tea Extract is used internationally in cosmetics, as it is a rich source of anti-oxidants such as Vitamin C and Vitamin E. Green Tea Extract is hailed in the natural skin care industry. It is said to help repair the effects of aging and environmental factors. The active constituents in Green Tea are the Catechin - Polyphenols. Green Tea catechins are potent antioxidants.
Aloe Vera is an all natural moisturizing agent. Aloe vera consist as much as 75 nutrients, 20 minerals, 12 vitamins, 18 amino acids and 200 active enzymes. Aloe vera contains Vitamin A, B1, B2, B6 and B12, Vitamin C and E, folic acid and Niacin. Minerals found in aloe vera include copper, iron, sodium, calcium, zinc, potassium, chromium, magnesium and manganese. Aloe vera not only cures the skin, it also contains salicylic acid and its salts salicylates; it helps to curb inflammation. Salicylic acid is like aspirin and has the potential of reducing inflammation by destroying the bacteria that cause inflammation.
Ingredients: Deionized Water, Sunflower Seed Oil, Dihydroxyacitone (DHA), Shea Butter, Cocoa Seed Butter, Emulsifying Wax, Xanthan Gum, Aloe Leaf Juice, Vitamin E, Japanese Green Tea Leaf Extract, Optiphen.
Exfoliate to avoid uneven application of color.
Apply to skin in thin layers wherever you want color, less to thicker skin, as colour is maintained longer in these areas.
To avoid uneven darkening on areas such as the elbows, ankles and knees, remove excess cream with a wet cloth.
Wash hands immediately after application to avoid tanned palms. Alternatively, wear gloves to apply.
To avoid staining of clothes, wait 30 minutes for the product to dry before putting on clothes.
Don't shave, bathe, or swim for at least an hour after applying the product.
A color change is usually apparent within an hour of application. Maximal darkening may take 8-24 hours to develop. If a darker color is desired, several successive applications every few hours may be done to achieve this.
ALL NATURAL ingredients. No harsh chemicals, alcohol or fillers.